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Weapons, drugs seized after search in Amherst, N.S.: RCMP

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An RCMP badge is pictured. File / RCMP

Nova Scotia RCMP say they seized drugs and weapons after a conducting a search at a residence in Amherst, N.S., on Friday.

Police say they arrested a woman as a result of the search and seized an undisclosed quantity of methamphetamine, crystal methamphetamine, Ritalin, clonazepam, lorazepam, cannabis and cocaine as they search the home and a vehicle.

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Drug paraphernalia, cash, illegal tobacco, weapons, soft body armour and other property were also seized, RCMP said.

The Mounties say the 30-year-old woman is now facing multiple charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking for various drugs and possession of illegal tobacco.

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She has since been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Amherst Provincial Court at 9:30 a.m., on Oct. 7.

The RCMP say their investigation is ongoing.

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